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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • The People's Newsby Joseph E. Uscinski

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25

    ·        ?Required reading for anyone concerned about news media's role in American society.? ? Scott McClurg, Professor of Political Science, Souther Illinois University ?Makes a convincing case that the U.S. news media provides the public with what it wants rather than what it needs.? ? Michael Delli Carpini, Dean, Annenberg School... more...

  • Practicing Religion in the Age of the Mediaby Stewart M. Hoover; Lynn Schofield Clark

    Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 31.99

    Increasingly, the religious practices people engage in and the ways they talk about what is meaningful or sacred take place in the context of media culture—in the realm of the so-called secular. Focusing on this intersection of the sacred and the secular, this volume gathers together the work of media experts, religious historians, sociologists of... more...

  • Professional Communication across Languages and Culturesby Stanca Mada; Razvan Saftoiu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    The aim of this paper is to analyse the usage of address forms in written professional communication in Brazilian Portuguese and Romanian. The corpus consists of two types of data, authentic workplace documents (especially from private companies) and templates from two recently published business correspondence textbooks in Romanian and Brazilian Portuguese.... more...

  • Queer Bangkokby Peter A. Jackson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    This book provides a systematical analysis of all available social and demographic data released by the Chinese government. Additional to western literature, this book provides a good review of relevant research literature published in Chinese. With anacademic background of sociology and demography, the author focuses his analyses on various issues... more...

  • Remote Controlby Catharine Lumby; Elspeth Probyn

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    This book examines the ethical challenges posed by new media formats, technologies and audiences. more...

  • Rethinking Media, Religion, and Cultureby Stewart Hoover; Knut Lundby

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 66.00

    The growing connections between media, culture and religion are increasingly evident in contemporary society, but until now have rarely been theoretically linked. The contributors to this volume effectively combine these areas into a coherent whole. The issues they examine include: the decline of religious institutions during the late twentieth... more...

  • Schicksalsbestimmende Kommunikationby Birgit Christiansen

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 121.13

    Sprachliche, gesellschaftliche und religiöse Aspekte hethitischer Fluch-, Segens- und Eidesformeln bilden in der hethitischen Kultur ebenso wie in anderen Kulturen des Altertums einen festen Bestandteil verschiedener offizieller und ritualisierter Situationen und finden in dieser Form ihren schriftlichen Niederschlag unter anderem in Staatsverträgen,... more...

  • Schönheitsbilder in Frauenzeitschriften: Eine soziologische Analyseby Theresa Manitz

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.14

    Frauen werden in Printmedien unterschiedlich dargestellt und abgebildet. Dieses Buch vergleicht drei Frauenzeitschriften im Hinblick auf die Darstellung und Ästhetik von Frauenbildern. Die untersuchten Zeitschriften (?Elle?, ?Freundin? und ?Frau im Trend?) sprechen unterschiedliche soziale Schichten an und erlauben so einen vertikalen Milieuvergleich.Die... more...

  • Sensation, Skurrilität und Tabus in den Medienby Sonja Ganguin; Uwe Sander

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Vorwort In unserer heutigen Mediengesellschaft und der damit einhergehenden Informationsflut steigt die Schwelle, wann ein Ereignis zur Sensation wird, immer höher. Medi- skandale wie die Gladbecker Geiselaffäre oder die Containerwelt »Big Brother« ber- teten den Boden für ein immer hemmungsloseres Eindringen der Medien in Tabuzonen der menschlichen... more...

  • Still Not Easy Being Britishby Tariq Modood

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    The late 1980s and early 1990s saw dramatic shifts in race relations in Britain. This book is for students of culture, society and politics in higher and further education and at A level, and for those whose professional work is affected by issues of pluralism and the place of religion in society. It can also interest the general reader. more...